Menil Collection

Menil Collection

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1515 Sul Ross

Houston, TX 77006

CURRENT

Root Shift: Photographs of Stasis and Change Selected by CAMH Teen Council

Menil Collection

March 4 - May 29, 2016

An exhibition centered on the themes of continuity and disruption. The show is curated by the CAMH Teen Council in collaboration with Haley Berkman and Jamal Cyrus. Teen Council members include: Hank Bond, Adrian Jimenez, Charlie Magun, El Mashiyah Miller, Connor Mizell, June Ngo, Alex Rodriguez, Kizer Shelton, Jaelyn Walls, Matthew Watowich, Thor Westergaard, Eli Winter, and Felicity Yiu.

William N. Copley: The World According to CPLY

Menil Collection

February 19 - July 24, 2016

An exhibition surveying the career of artist William Copley. The show traces Copley's stylistic developments from the early 1950s to the 1990s. Also included in the exhibition are works formerly owned by Copley by artists such as Marcel Duchamp, Man Ray, and Meret Oppenheim, among others.

The Precarious

Menil Collection

December 16 - May 1, 2016

An exhibition that highlights collages and works inspired by collage in the Menil Collection. The show contains works by Gene Charlton, Sari Dienes, Robert Rauschenberg, Richard Tuttle, and Danh Vo and is curated by David Breslin, Chief Curator of the Menil Drawing Institute.

The Secret of the Hanging Egg: Salvador Dalí at the Menil

Menil Collection

November 5 - June 20, 2016

Salvador Dalí’s 1932 painting OEufs sur le Plat sans le Plat (Eggs on a Plate without the Plate) will be hung in the Surrealist galleries. It is on an extended loan.



PAST

TRESPASS: Entering the Scene of Making

A symposium exploring “drawings, first drafts, rehearsals, and other provisional works, exposing their role in shaping modern and contemporary art.” Speakers include: Cornelia Butler, Hammer...

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Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

“Wikimedia’s gender trouble is well-documented. In a 2011 survey, the Wikimedia Foundation found that less than 10% of its contributors identify as female. The reasons...

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Troublemakers: The Story of Land Art

A film following artists who created land art. Troublemakers focuses on Robert Smithson (Spiral Jetty, 1970), Walter De Maria (The Lightning Field, 1977) and Michael Heizer...

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Buñuel and Dalí Films

A night of films by Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dalí. Co-presented by the Menil Collection and Aurora Picture Show.

The Precarious

An exhibition that highlights collages and works inspired by collage in the Menil Collection. The show contains works by Gene Charlton, Sari Dienes, Robert Rauschenberg, Richard...

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Lecture: Thomas J. Lax

A lecture by Walter Hopps Award for Curatorial Achievement winner and associate curator in the Department of Media and Performance Art at MoMA, Thomas J. Lax.

Toward a Digital Menil

A talk with four Menil Collection curators–Paul Davis, Clare Elliott, Toby Kamps, and Michelle White–in which they’ll discuss their selections for the museum’s upcoming website...

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William Camfield on Francis Picabia

Art scholar William A. Camfield discusses the work of pioneering artist Francis Picabia and signs copies of the just-published Francis Picabia: Catalogue Raisonné, Vol. 1,...

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James Nares: Street

The ultimate street photography! James Nares captured 16 hours of footage on the streets of Manhattan from a moving car. Using a high-def camera, typically...

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